Developing Higher Education

Transport and Traffic Science Expertise for Sustainable Mobility

Dresden (GER), April 2021 - The roads of Sri Lanka and high-quality university education of transport and traffic experts and geodesists in the Asian country are the focus of a current Erasmus+ project with the participation of TU Dresden (TUD) entitled "LBS2ITS - Location-based Services to Intelligent Transport Systems". The three-day online kick-off event took place recently, with around thirty participants. Prof. Regine Gerike and her team took part on behalf of the TUD. She is scientifically supervising the project through her Chair of Integrated Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering at the "Friedrich List" Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences.

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New Research

Business schools Are Looking to a New Era of Education Technology

London (UK), February 2021 - Business school leaders have shown that their institutions have been both pragmatic and agile in the face of 2020's disruption, according to The Association of MBAs and Business Graduates Association (AMBA & BGA) Education Technology Research, in association with Barco.

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LBX Immersive

To Make VR/AR/XR More Accessible to Education

San Francisco, CA (USA), February 2021 - LBX Immersive is a San Francisco based company that provides hardware, platform, content, and device management solutions. The mission is helping high schools, universities, and enterprise clients implement and scale virtual, augmented, and mixed reality by making hardware more accessible through affordable semester lease-and-purchase options for both faculty and students, as well as short-term leases for enterprise clients.

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Video

Lecturio Integrates Learning Objectives into Learning Flow

Leipzig (GER), January 2021 - Learning-science research says that students learn best when they know what they're about to watch in a video, and then afterward can quiz themselves on the content. Lecturio knows this, too, and therefore has made its learning objectives for each video visible within the video player interface. It's now easier for students to check their understanding of the content presented as they go.

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Virtual College

Online Training with the Health and Safety Executive

Ilkley (UK), June 2020 - Virtual College has teamed up with subject matter experts from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to develop a new online health and safety training solution for slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. It has not only been designed to help businesses meet their compliance needs, but the learner has been at the forefront of the creative process, ensuring a training solution that is relevant, engaging, flexible, and accessible to all.

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From 100 International Experts

Higher Education Landscape 2030

Hannover/Berlin (GER), June 2020 - The trend analysis based on a worldwide review and update of innovative models from AHEAD is now also available in English. The advancement of new learning pathways due to increasing digitisation is more relevant than ever, which is why the Forschungsinstitut für Bildungs- und Sozialökonomie (FiBS) and the HIS Institute for Higher Education Development e.V. (HIS-HE), together with other experts, also provide an English version. The book - from the SpringerBriefs in Education series - summarizes the assessments of over 100 international experts.

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Marshall E-Learning

The Manager's Lockdown Toolkit - for Now and the Future

London (UK), May 2020 - These days, Marshall E-Learning is launching The Manager's Lockdown Toolkit - Guidance for now and the future. The Toolkit is immediately available to Marshall's client community, which includes most universities in the UK and every university in the Republic of Ireland.

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Virtual College

Free Infection Prevention and Control Online Course

Ilkley (UK), March 2020 - Virtual College has released a free infection prevention and control course in order to make sure the public have access to essential advice, such as hand-washing techniques, that is required at this time.

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To Reduce Plagiarism

Copyleaks and Macmillan Learning Join Forces

Stamford, CT (USA), December 2019 - Copyleaks, an artificial intelligence-based plagiarism  detection software company, has announced a partnership with Macmillan Learning, an educational publishing and solutions company. The joint effort will offer plagiarism detection capabilities for students and instructors. Elements of Copyleaks’s software solution are being integrated into Achieve, Macmillan Learning’s new digital learning platform, to help students develop better academic research skills and cite correctly, and also to ensure the academic integrity of their work.

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#VCTheFutureofLandD

Virtual College Completes Successful L&D Campaign

Ilkley (UK), November 2019 - Over the last three months, Virtual College has been running a thought-leader campaign called "Shaping the Future of L&D". During this campaign, they partnered with fourteen learning and development experts to address the future of L&D and how it is changing in response to technological developments.

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Education and Training Monitor

German Graduates Have the Second Highest Employment Rate

Brussels (BE), April 2019 - In the UK, recent graduates have an employment rate of 86.6%. In 2014, the EU average employment rate was 76.0%; in 2017, it rose to 80.2%. Greece currently has the lowest employment rate of recent graduates in Europe, at 52.0%; Malta currently has the highest, at 94.5%. Currently, the EU is working with Member States to make education a success for all young people.

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IDC Market Spotlight

Digital Transformation in UK Higher Education

London (UK), July 2018 - The very nature of higher education is changing, with students and employers expecting institutions to provide an experience that equips students with the right skills to succeed in today's job market. IDC sees digital technologies as a catalyst for change in higher education, impacting all areas, from teaching through to the underlying business processes.

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